State Representative Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) says latest attack on voters’ rights prevents young people from having say in direction of their country.
COLUMBUS– Ohio Auditor of State Candidate and State Representative John Patrick Carney (D-Clintonville) released the following statement in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court order restricting early voting in Ohio: “Every citizen deserves an equal opportunity to exercise his or her right to vote – regardless of race, creed, gender, or wealth. I am deeply […]Continue reading
COLUMBUS – Today, Secretary of State Jon Husted aired his first ad of the campaign championing what his office has done to assist military voters. However, what the ad fails to mention is that virtually everything Husted did was required by federal law after Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the Military and Overseas Voting Empowerment (MOVE) Act of 2009, which amended the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.
It’s Time for Republican Secretary of State to Drop Suppression Attempts
COLUMBUS – In response to today’s U.S. Sixth Circuit decision upholding the federal district court decision declaring Jon Husted’s directive and other efforts to cut early voting in Ohio before the November general elections as an unconstitutional violation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern issued the following statement:
Federal District Court Judge Economus ruled in favor in the early voting lawsuit. Golden Week is restored as are evening hours and an additional Sunday of early voting. Another victory for ALL Ohioans! An appeal by the Secretary of State and the AG could be forthcoming as GOP continues to attempt to restrict Ohioans voting rights and voting opportunities.